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New Sony Xperia Z3 phones operator-exclusive to Spark
Fri, 17th Oct 2014
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Spark has announced that it is now accepting pre-orders for the new Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact online.

The phones are operator-exclusive to Spark and customers have the choice of two sizes without compromising performance or features.

The 5.2 inch Z3 and the 4.6 inch Z3 Compact are both powered by the same chip, have the same 20.7 megapixel camera, are waterproof to 1.5m and dust-tight (IP65/68). Both phones have a battery life of up to two days of usage.

In addition, both the Z3 and Z3 Compact also support Remote Play for PlayStation 4, allowing users to use their phone as a screen for PS4 when using home Wi-Fi.

Jason Paris, Spark Home, Mobile, and Business General Manager has welcomes the operator exclusive launch, saying “we’re really excited to have the Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact exclusively to Spark".

“These phones have a sleek new look, are packed full of great features, and can withstand rigours of everyday life with their waterproof and dust-tight ratings. Offering two sizes without compromising features is also great for our customers, because we know that people increasingly want different options when it comes to size and price but are wary of getting less bang for their buck".

To celebrate the launch, Spark is running two giveaways - one for people who pre-order online and the other for people who buy in-store.

Spark will be giving away PS4 consoles to the first 35 customers who pre-order the Z3 on an Ultra Mobile 24 month contract online.

Customers who purchase either the Z3 or Z3 Compact from any Spark Retail Store between 28 October and 2February 2015 will automatically go in the draw to win one of three Sony entertainment packages with a Sony Bravia 50" W800 series, an HTCCT370 Sound Bar and Sub, a PS4, and a Xperia Z2 Tablet 16GB, worth almost $4000.

The Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact will be launching on 28 October and will be fully compatible with Spark’s fast 4G network. The Z3 will retail outright at $999 the Z3 Compact at $749.